Tragus has signed an agreement with Center Parcs to open nine restaurants across its four holiday villages under its Café Rouge, Bella Italia, Strada and Ortega brands over the next 12 months. The Times

At present the restaurants trade under such names as Chez Pierre, Lucianos and Hugos.

Center Parcs is to invest £12m in its restaurants and bars over the next 12 months.

Center Parcs and Tragus are both owned by Blackstone.